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J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003 Jul;25(7):558-61.

Schinzel-Giedion syndrome with sacrococcygeal teratoma.

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  • 1Divisione di Pediatria Oncologica, Universit√† degli Studi di Torino, Piazza Polonia 94, 10100 Torino, Italy. alessandro.sandri@.unito.it.

Abstract

A case of Schinzel-Giedion syndrome, a rare malformation syndrome, is described. In addition to the classic features of the syndrome, the patient had a malignant sacrococcygeal teratoma and agenesis of the corpus callosum. So far, this patient is the fifth case with a sacrococcygeal tumor and the eighth with anomalies of the corpus callosum. According to this occurrence of uncommon tumors, risk of malignancy could be a component of Schinzel-Giedion syndrome.

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